It’s that time of year again, and we are holding our 2014 Annual General Meeting on Tuesday the 16th of September at 7:00pm at McMillans, Level 3 28 Kay Street, Traralgon.  BEER AND PIZZAS WILL BE PROVIDED.


Since its incorporation in 2008, Gippsland MTB has worked with its members, local organisations and government bodies to promote all facets of mountain biking in the region.  After a winding back the race calendar this year, we welcome responses and contributions from all our members.


All committee positions will be vacant at the AGM, and all nominations are welcome. A club the size of ours can not function without the hard work and dedication of our members.  We urge all of our members to consider taking up a role to help give back to the local mountain biking community.  There are many varied roles available, most are not too time consuming, and all help to continue the hard work that our club members have done in the last 6 years.


Many hands make light work, and any contributions of you time, no matter how large or small, are greatly appreciated.


The following are the roles within the club that are up for grabs:




Chair meetings, oversee general direction of club

Vice President

Undertake president’s duties in their absence


Record meeting minutes, prepare meeting agenda, control club correspondence


Control club finances, report month transactions at meetings

Membership Secretary

Process membership application/renewals, notify members when renewals due

Media Liaison

Submit press releases to news organisations, develop relationships with media groups

XC Representative

Schedule and delegate organisation of XC events

DH/4X Representative

Schedule and delegate organisation of DH/4X events

Region Representatives

Represent interests of members within designated club region, liaise with local bike shop.
Regions are: Bass Coast, Baw Baw Shire, Latrobe Shire, Wellington Shire, East Gippsland Shire & South Gippsland Shire.

Trail Advocacy

Representative Liaise with government and land managers to gain access to land for the construction of trails

Web Site Administrator

Develop and manage content on the club website and social media

Club Sponsorship

Approach businesses in regard to club sponsorship, ensure sponsors get proposed benefits, help develop yearly packages

Development officer

A new position to look at developing new members, especially juniors, and introducing them to mountain biking.

Equipment Officer

A new position to manage and look after the clubs growing equipment and asset list. May include monitoring where the equipment is located.
Possible purchasing new equipment based on needs as well as repairing and maintaining current equipment.


If you wish to nominate for a position on the committee, please complete a nomination form and email it to, or return to:

Gippsland MTB Inc
PO Box 792

Traralgon, Vic, 3844


Nomination forms can be found at:


If you are unable to attend the meeting on the night, but still wish to have your say, please complete a Proxy Appointment Form:



We look forward seeing you all there!